Employee of the Month
Trooper Shayne Talburt, and Trooper Logan Monahan, Missouri State Highway Patrol, have been selected as the November, 2016 Employees of the Month for the Department of Public Safety. Tpr. Talburt and Tpr. Monahan were chosen as the Employees of the Month for their heroic actions in rescuing an elder driver trapped inside a crashed vehicle which was partially submerged in flooded waters. Tpr. Talburt and Tpr. Monahan fearlessly entered the contaminated flooded waterway of up to six feet in depth, applied sound safety medical procedures and combatted the flooded waterway to safely remove the driver from the vehicle, transport him to the bank and ultimately saving the drivers life.